1973 Lotus Elan +2S 130/5
Relive the heyday of British engineering with the 1973 Lotus Elan +2S 130/5
Features that Transcend, Benefits that Enchant
• Spirited Performance: Feel the exhilaration of the 1.6L engine as it effortlessly glides through the gears with the manual 5-speed transmission.
• Radiant Aesthetics: Adorned in a vibrant Yellow exterior and a sophisticated Tan interior, this Lotus isn't just a car; it's a statement.
• Provenance and Pride: The current owner's 17-year custodianship adds a layer of trust and authenticity. A new Lotus chassis by Miles Wilkins and a meticulous back-to-gel-coat repaint in 2013 showcase the commitment to excellence.
• Historical Echoes: Dive into the rich history documented in the extensive file dating back to 1977, complete with receipts, MOT certificates, and handwritten tales etched in an A4 ledger.
Embrace the Journey, Relive the Stories
Revel in the originality of the interior, adorned with new Dunlop pattern alloy wheels. The engine's rebirth at 52,000 miles and a recent cylinder head overhaul in 2017 promise not just a drive but an odyssey.
Featured on Classic and Sportscar's cover in July 2012 and Classics Monthly in October 2023, this Lotus isn't just a car; it's a showstopper. It was also exhibited on the Club Lotus stand at the 2017 Classic Motor Show, Birmingham NEC - a testament to its timeless allure.
Drive a Legacy, Crafted for Today
While tax and MOT exempt, this Lotus undergoes yearly testing, ensuring its roadworthiness until April 2024. Not a mere "Garage Queen," but a well-loved companion, ready for year-round adventures. Therefore, it is not pristine, but meant to be experienced and driven!
Don't miss out—let the adventure begin! Place a bid today.
Estimate: £26,000 - £28,000.
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